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Plastics and Their Effect on the Marine Environment

11 March 2020 18:00-20:00, London, United Kingdom

Marketing Interest Group Evening Talk

Wednesday 11-March-2020 -2019, 18.00–20.00 at the Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

The widespread use of different types of plastic materials has contributed to a major environmental waste problem. The talk will demonstrate how the Marine Conservation Society is working towards a future of safe and healthy seas where less and less plastic is getting into our oceans and washing up on our beaches.

The speaker, Ros Bown is from the Marine Conservation Society which is working toward improving the quality of the world’s seas.

This is a free event. Doors open at 18.00 for 18.30 start. Cheese-and-wine will be available and there will be time afterwards where the speaker will be happy to talk more informally.
The Royal Society of Chemistry

Science Room, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

  • Alan Bodley RSC, United Kingdom
  • Mark Scudamore RSC, United Kingdom

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RSC Marketing Interest Group
We arrange early evening talks with a general theme of "marketing chemistry", highlighting practical applications of chemicals and chemical services across the range of chemical disciplines, industry sectors and government activities. These talks are a great way of seeing what goes on in other parts of chemistry and what other chemists do for a living.  Our events include a cheese and wine social to allow time to catch-up with old friends, make new contacts, and share our passion for chemistry.  This is a general interest talk so the invitation has also been sent to local section members.  We also welcome 6th form and university students who want to find out more the business of chemistry.
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